Flu season still isn't over, and a new strain of flu virus has taken over to make people miserable in the early days of spring, federal officials said Friday.
Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health District officials say they are seeing a small rise in the B-strand of the flu in Wichita County.
Local health officials say though numbers are down, you need to make sure you get your flu shot.
Local health officials say it's important for seniors to monitor their own health and takes various aches and pains seriously.
CDC reports this year's vaccine is only 23% effective.
Now that January has arrived, officials with the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health District officials say it's not too late to get a flu shot.
Stephens County has recorded its second flu death of the season.
Stephens County health officials report the county first flu related death this season as flu cases increase across the country.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that the flu is widespread in 29 of the 54 states and territories that it tracks.
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It has been a month since the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health District received their adult vaccine.
With flu season around the corner, Consumer Reports says it's best to get vaccinated as early as possible.
Due to a manufacturing delay, the vaccines will be coming in a little later than usual.
The flu season is fast approaching and officials say the flu vaccine will be available soon.
Nobody likes to get the flu! You may have already had your flu shot and stocked up on all your vitamins, but sometimes avoiding germy objects may be the best thing you can do.
After a two month spike in flu cases and one flu death, Wichita County health officials say the number of flu cases is on the decline.
A death from influenza related complications in a 45 year old male has been confirmed in Wichita County.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, the flu is now widespread in 35 states, including Texas and Oklahoma, up from 25 states last week.
Health officials in Dallas and Denton counties have confirmed 19 flu-related deaths as medical experts urge people to get vaccinated.